Be a Force for Good at Giving Week Festival 2017

The year is fast approaching to an end and with Christmas upon us, what better way to wrap up 2017 than with the spirit of giving? In partnership with the National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre (NVPC), we’re calling for the Peatix community (yes you!) to be a part of Giving Week Festival 2017.   Giving Week Festival includes Giving Week, a national movement that encourages everyone to give back. From 28 November – 5 December, businesses, non-profit organisations and individuals across Singapore are encouraged to come together and make a difference towards building a City of Good. Organisers on Peatix can too be a part of Giving Week Festival and events […]

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Invoking the Five Senses for a Memorable Event: Elevating the sense of taste

  When it comes to the sense of taste at events, we often think of catering as the go-to solution. What if, we could do so much more with invoking the sense of taste to change the perception of events like yours and leave a tasteful impression on attendees even long after your event?     In crafting ideas on raising funds for exhibits at the Asian Civilisations Museum, Mei-yi Wee, who’s the Deputy Director of Philanthropy and Marketing, conceived AfterHours@ACM. It’s a lifestyle event series that pairs food with museum exhibits with the aim of attracting C-suite executives who may not otherwise perceive visiting a museum as their go-to form of after […]

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Invoking the Five Senses for a Memorable Event: Innovating with virtual reality for a different visual dimension

  How can one incorporate the sense of sight into your event to make it more memorable? With the advent of technologies like Virtual Reality (VR), you can now take attendees on a visual feast regardless of time and place. Lionel Chok, the Founder of creative technology startup Immersively, gives you five innovative ways you can use VR to leverage cutting edge technology that adds a different visual dimension to your events.   Create a 360-degree video: This enables others who aren’t present in the event to experience it post-event anytime, anywhere, as if they were there when they use a VR set to watch the video. A 360-degree video will capture the […]

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Invoking the Five Senses for a Memorable Event: Including hands-on elements to any event

  Incorporating the sense of touch is often a challenge, how can you do so even if your event is not a typically hands-on one?     Jonathan Siegel, the co-organiser of PechaKucha Nights Singapore, a global talk series where speakers give presentations in a 20 x 20 format, in other words, running through 20 slides in 20 seconds on a topic typically in the creative field. He gave his event a hands-on twist and shares how you too can put in hands-on elements.   Know your audience well to determine the sort of experiences they will value. Jonathan actively run surveys and get feedback through their Facebook page. They […]

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Invoking the Five Senses for a Memorable Event: 4 tips to amplify the sensorial experience of sound

  Did you know, sound waves are essentially a form of energy that creates vibrations in the air? It is exactly these differences in vibrations or frequencies that makes us feel a different way. Sound evokes emotion – it can make you feel energetic, sad, happy, scared, relaxed. Sound can bring up memories and pull you back to a specific period where you experienced it. Brands know this hence the familiar jingle. It’s a powerful tool you can use at events to make your event memorable even many years after.     Franc Gooding, the Founder of Silent Disco Asia, an event where attendees bop to music that blasts through […]

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